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Zakouma National Park, Chad

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Must see · Nature / Park · National Park
The abundance of wildlife at Zakouma National Park makes this area one of the world's top safari destinations. Home to 44 species of large mammals, the park shelters endangered elephants, lions, giraffes, leopards, and buffaloes, as well as many bird species. Plan to visit Zakouma National Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Chad attractions using our Chad sightseeing planner.
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  • Like many on their first safari I visited Tanzania's iconic Serengeti and the northern circuit, but my second safari was to be very different. I did a deep dive into African wildlife conservation...  more »
  • Having read previous reviews, we flew to Zakouma in a almost new Cessna Grand Caravan piloted by a very competent Jay. We spent 3 nights at the Tinga Lodge and found the rooms comfortable at night...  more »
  • Zakouma National Park has experienced one of the most spectacular transformations in all of Africa. The national park is part of the Greater Zakouma Ecosystem—the primary safe haven for Central and West African wildlife—but between 2002-2010, poachers on horseback ransacked the park, decimating its natural resources while stirring fear and insecurity in local communities. In total, 4,000 elephants—95% of Zakouma’s population—were slaughtered for their ivory
  • Fabulous park, many animals

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